New insights into transmission of Clostridium difficile infection—narrative review

Volume: 24, Issue: 5, Pages: 483 - 492
Published: May 1, 2018
Abstract
BackgroundTraditionally, Clostridium difficile has been considered a typical healthcare-associated pathogen—that is, one transmitted within healthcare facilities and thus prevented by implementation of standard infection control measures. Recently this concept has been challenged by studies suggesting a relevant role for community acquisition of C. difficile.AimsTo discusses the current literature, compiled during the last decade, reporting on...
Paper Details
Title
New insights into transmission of Clostridium difficile infection—narrative review
Published Date
May 1, 2018
Volume
24
Issue
5
Pages
483 - 492
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